Transfer Students Find Home in Department of History
The University of Washington can be an intimidating place. With over 30,000 enrolled undergraduates, along with another 14,600 graduate and professional students, the UW is a city onto itself. For transfer students, who often arrive from smaller colleges, it can be a challenge to figure out all the ins and outs of campus life. One way to smooth the transition is by finding a home in a particular program or department. For two recent transfer students about to complete their studies at the UW, the Department of History provided that welcoming space, offering small classes, hands-on support and the chance to conduct original research with guidance from faculty.